These instructions will show you how to fold an easy origami crocodile. You will have to make one small cut with scissors in this model though. If you’re new to origami we recommend you check out our Beginner’s Guide first to learn all the basics.
Step 1) Fold the paper in half both ways then fold the top and bottom parts to the centre line.
Step 2) Fold and unfold both sides to the centre.
Step 3) Fold all the corners in along the dotted lines.
Step 4) Open up each of the 4 corners and Squash Fold them flat. See the next step to see how the final folds look.
Step 5) Turn the paper over.
Step 6) fold the edges down along the dotted lines.
Step 7) Fold the sides in along the dotted lines.
Step 8) Turn the paper over.
Step 9) Cut the middle of the paper from the edge to the beginning of the dotted line and then fold the flap down along the dotted line.
Step 10) Fold 4 triangle flaps of paper out along the dotted lines.
Step 11) Mountain Fold the paper in half bringing the top half behind the model.
Step 12) Make an Outside Reverse Fold to form the tail.
The completed origami crocodile
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